Patsy Cline

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Patsy Cline

Patsy Cline

-In 1952 she began performing with Bill Peer's band-Changed her name to "Patsy" for performances-Married Gerald Cline in 1953-Landed a recording contract in 1954, but her first singles failed to catch on-In 1957, she landed a spot in Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts show-Performed "Walkin' After Midnight" and won the competition-The song hit the country and pop charts-Patsy divorced Gerald Cline-She married Charles Dick and had 2 children, Julie (f) and Randy (m)

Love, Love, Love me honey do Have you Ever Been Lonely A Poor Man's Roses Seven Lonely DaysBill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home A Church, A Courtroom, and Then GoodbyeSouth of the Border You Made me Love YouWhy Can't He be You So WrongI Love you Honey There he GoesHe Called me BabyJust out of Reach

-In the early 1960s, Patsy had great success on the country and pop charts-She joined the cast of the Grand Ole Oprey in Nahville, Tennessee-Patsy released some of her greatest hits with Decca Records-She started performing with Johnny Cash, June Carter, and George Jones-She was supportive of other female country artists and tried to help themPatsy Cline died on March 5, 1963 in a plane crash in Camden, Tennessee-She is considered one of country music's greatest vocalists, and was inducted into the Country Hall of Fame in 1973

Career Beginnings

Songs by or Sung by Patsy ClineWalkin' After Midnight Leavin' on Your MindCrazy Faded Love I Fall to Pieces Back in Baby's ArmsJust a Closer Walk With Thee Life's Railway to HeavenShe's Got You Tenessee WaltzSweet Dreams The Wayward WindBlue Moon of Kentucky You Belong to MeThree Cigarettes in an Ashtray Lovesick BluesYour Cheatin' Heart Love Letters in the Sand

- Born on September 8, 12932 in Winchester, Virginia-Birth name was Virginia Patterson Hensley, nicknamed "Ginny" before she took on the name "Patsy"-Taught herslf to play piano at age 8-Later discovred her passion for singing-Parents had 3 children before splitting up, mother became a seamstress to support her family - Ginnydropped out of school at age 16 to work and to help support her family-Started her singing career in her free time by performing on local radio stations and singing contests

Early Life


Country and Pop Success


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